Riyadh Airport

Daily Car Hire Rates in Riyadh Airport

  • Economy

    Toyota Yaris
    4 |
    2 |
    5 |
    From € 24.40
  • Compact

    Toyota Corolla
    5 |
    3 |
    5 |
    From € 31.20
  • Fullsize

    Toyota Camry
    5 |
    5 |
    4 |
    From € 44.56
  • Suv

    GMC Yukon
    5 |
    5 |
    5 |
    From € 137.51

*daily rates in Riyadh Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Customer questions about Riyadh Airport car hire

Hi Fiona which supplier will provide car at Riyadh airport? I'm looking at the SUV

Hi, our best price on SUV's at Riyadh Airport are with Sixt, however we have vehicles available with Avis, Hertz and Budget rental here also.

Riyadh Airport Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Officially called King Khalid International Airport, it’s located 22 miles north of the city.
  • The airport was used by the US Air Force in the Gulf War.
  • There is a Royal Pavilion terminal, reserved for notable arrivals.
  • Over fifteen million passengers flew to or from there last year.
  • The airport’s mosque can hold up to five thousand worshippers.
  • Hire a car from Riyadh Airport to discover the many facets of Saudi Arabia’s capital.

Riyadh Airport Mini Guide

Being based 35km north of Riyadh lies Riyadh Airport also known as King Khalid Airport (RUH). It has two runways which are over 4km in length each and run parallel to each other. As it runs on such an expansive area NASA Space Shuttles may use it for alternative landing sites. It owns one of the tallest control towers in the world standing at an incredible 81 metres and has 19 floors.

Riyadh Airport

There are moving travelators for passengers to be transported along the 1200m walkways. There are also around 80 elevators and they are of very high safety standards. They can detect a fire and will automatically send the elevator back to the main floor.

Parking facilities, if you have booked a hire car at Riyadh Airport, are hugely catered for. Two enormous structures both having three levels are located just outside the terminal building adjacent to the mosque. They can hold 11,600 vehicles and have elevators in each one.  Since 1998, the airport has carried upwards of 8 million passengers. In 2018 the number was tipping over 25 million.

There is an on-site mosque which covers over 5000 sq metres of floor space and can hold 10,000 worshippers inside and outside. Visit the capital city of Saudi Arabia with car hire Riyadh, of course all our vehicles are air conditioned to withstand the intense heat of the Saudi Arabian desert.

Riyadh Airport Mosque

Examples of the airlines who serve Riyadh airport are Pakistan International, Singapore and Egypt Air. The domestic flights are handled by Saudi Arabian Airlines and Nas Air.

Latest Update from Riyadh Airport:

16/06/12 - Despite being the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh's airport has failed to see the rapid growth experienced by other airports in the country. Terminal 4, built several years ago has yet to be used. 

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The city is one of the hottest places in the world and an air conditioned hire car is essential. Use it to visit the area around Al-Dir’iyyah, the ancestral home of the Saudi royal family which is currently being renovated.

From just outside the compound, the view down over the city and the Wadi Hanifah is stunning. The Wadi itself is interesting, once a water source for the city it became arid and polluted decades ago but is currently being cleaned and cleared to form a national park. For shoppers, visit the 305m Kingdom Tower with its three shopping levels.

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